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With the transfer window due to shut any minute now i hope people have made their changes for what should be a great days racing for the GC boys.

3 cat 2's and 2 cat 1's for them today.

My team for today:
Mikel Nieve (SKY)
Damiano Cunego (LAM)
Damiano Caruso (CAD)
Alberto Contador (TSB)
Mikel Landa (AST)
David Arroyo (CJR)
Jean-Christophe Peraud (ALM)
Tejay Van Garderen (BMC)
Daniele Ratto (CAD)

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Joelsim [1975 posts] 2 years ago
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Mikel Landa (AST)
Michal Kwiatkowski (OPQ)
Alejandro Valverde (MOV)
Alberto Contador (TSB)
David Arroyo (CJR)
Matteo Montaguti (ALM)
Jesper Hansen (TSB)
Davide Villella (CAD)
Jean-Christophe Peraud (ALM)

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drheaton [3318 posts] 2 years ago
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Swift, Matthews, Ratto out
Kwiatowski, Cunego, Villela in

Contador
Valverde
Kwiatowski
Peraud
Cunego
Villela
Durasek
Fedrigo
Arroyo

I had a spare transfer and considered a swap of Arroyo for Landa but in the end stuff with what I had.

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Stumps [3431 posts] 2 years ago
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Its funny how the game has Ratto as KM yet he's always around for a sprint ? Kept him in for today hoping he can top ten or better.

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drheaton [3318 posts] 2 years ago
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Ratto has scored 263 points in the last 12 months, 101 of those were on SF stages so I assume that goes a long way to classing him as a climber. Only 27 of his total points were scored on flat stages.

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backflipbedlem [1198 posts] 2 years ago
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Gone without Kwiat, might be a mistake, but a bit costly

Valverde
Tejay
Contador
Cunego
Peraud
Nieve
Villella
Chaves
Hansen

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stevemarks [472 posts] 2 years ago
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I think most of Ratto's mountains points were for a breakaway stage he won in the Vuelta.

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livestrongnick [2118 posts] 2 years ago
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Cunego
Valverde
Nieve
Landa
Villella
Peraud
Montaguti
Arashiro
Contador
20 pens for me

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Twybaydos [449 posts] 2 years ago
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Swift and Matthews out. Gesink and Kiserlovski in. Nieve was 1pt too expensive

Contador, Valverde, Landa, Arroyo, Villella, Peraud, Gesink, Kiserlovski, Cunego

Gerrans DNS btw

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drheaton [3318 posts] 2 years ago
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About halfway, peloton split into two groups with a break of six up the road:

Roy, Durasek, Dumoulin, Rolland, Spilak, Bakelandts

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jollygoodvelo [1564 posts] 2 years ago
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Andy Schleck still near the front... that's a turn-up.

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drheaton [3318 posts] 2 years ago
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Durasek (  4 ) is the sole leader with a 48' gap with 23km to go.

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drheaton [3318 posts] 2 years ago
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I spoke too soon  2

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#itzulia Lead group is Durasek, Sicard, Dumoulin, Gastauer and J Izaguirre. 21.5km to go and gap is 43"

Some strong riders in there so still got my fingers corssed that it sticks but we'll see. Other than Durasek I was set up for a GC shoot-out so I'm happy either way.

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drheaton [3318 posts] 2 years ago
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#itzulia 14km to go and gap is 42"

Will it stick?

EDIT: No, no it wont.

Original break caught, Txurruka off the front, OPQS/Tinkoff leading the peloton.

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drheaton [3318 posts] 2 years ago
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Not so good in the end today. How well I do will probably hinge on how many break points Durasek picked up.

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Joelsim [1975 posts] 2 years ago
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2,8,10,11,15 ok I suppose.

Purist better 2,4,8,10,12,15

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enrique [2350 posts] 2 years ago
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Here we go:

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Joelsim [1975 posts] 2 years ago
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How are points being scored in this competition and young rider? That's the points standing rather than the points for everything.

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backflipbedlem [1198 posts] 2 years ago
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2,9,10,11,12,16
could of been better

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TERatcliffe26 [4663 posts] 2 years ago
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2,9,10,11,15 with 10 penalty points, will be bang average I reckon

Just 4,10,12,15 for purist

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Gkam84 [9092 posts] 2 years ago
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Joelsim wrote:

How are points being scored in this competition and young rider? That's the points standing rather than the points for everything.

Points are being scored on the sprints. Not the finish line points.

There is no young rider jersey in this tour also no "combative/basque" rider competition, so there were loaded in, thinking there would be.

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Gkam84 [9092 posts] 2 years ago
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And zee vinners today be

1 Panniers of Panache after_rain 165
1= BJP Racing Team Ben Phippen 165

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chiv30 [987 posts] 2 years ago
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2,8,9,10,11,15  39

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enrique [2350 posts] 2 years ago
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Gkam84 wrote:

Points are being scored on the sprints.

Well, I think points should be scored on the 'points'!  3

After all:

enrique wrote:

PCS is reporting their 'Points Competition' as the one for the Finish Line Points. The Eurosport announcers are referring to the wearer of the 'Finish Line' Points Jersey as the 'wearer of the Points Jersey'. Cycling News reports the classifiication we're awarding points for as the 'Sprint' Classification, while the one Kwiatkowski is holding as the 'Points Classification'.

Oh. I already said that, didn't I?  3

Gkam84 wrote:

And zee vinners today...

Nice job! Cool accent!  3

Gkam84 wrote:

And zee vinners... [are]...

How come you know the winners already but the game is still updating? Do you enter the data, lookup the winners and then run the general update of the game scoring?  39

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livestrongnick [2118 posts] 2 years ago
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Damn kept Arashiro in so yet again missed full house by 1 rider!  14

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Joelsim [1975 posts] 2 years ago
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Where can we find a sprint table?

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Gkam84 [9092 posts] 2 years ago
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Dux89 [194 posts] 2 years ago
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Landa doing really well for Astana. Nice to see some other riders getting in on the action while Nibali is away.

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Stumps [3431 posts] 2 years ago
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Quite disappointed with my score today. Going into the last 800m or so i had 6 battling it out and none of them came in the top 6 !

It would of been nice to get a few of them top 5.

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enrique [2350 posts] 2 years ago
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Landis?  39

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drheaton [3318 posts] 2 years ago
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Very annoyed I didn't switch out Arroyo for Landa, if I had I would have been 4th on the stage  14